SA Health

Job no: 853682
Work type: Casual
Location: Yorke and Mid North
Categories: Allied and Scientific Health

  • Yorke and Northern Local Health Network, Mid North – Port Pirie
  • Salary $29.57 – $36.28 per hour + 25% casual loading
  • Multi-classed: AHA2 | AHA3
  • Casual contracts available up to 28 February 2025



We are now accepting application for Allied Health Assistants to join our 2024 Mid North Community and Allied Health casual pool based in Port Pirie.

As an Allied Health Assistant your primary role is to provide assistance and support to the multi discipline team in the delivery of Allied Health services to patients/clients of the Yorke and Northern Local Health Network Community Health, under the supervision of an Allied Health professional.

Duties may include applying a range of specialised clinical screenings and patient treatments, under direction, to patients with complex needs, administrative tasks directly related to a patient intervention or episode of care, participate in lead group based therapies and or education sessions for patients with diverse and complex needs.


Please note that this position is multi-classed as either a AHA2 or AHA3 and classification will be determined by qualifications and experience. 

Applicants must be eligible and willing to successfully complete Certificate 3 in Allied Health Assistance or equivalent or certificate 4 in Allied Health Assistance or equivalent.  Experience working in a service and knowledge of Allied Health Assistants essential.

For more details, please refer to the job pack below.

Important Information

Set against a dramatic backdrop of the Southern Flinders Ranges on the shores of Spencer Gulf lies Port Pirie. This historic seaport town is home to beautiful heritage buildings, fascinating industrial history and a blossoming cultural precinct. The Mid North region is renowned for its superb rural panoramas, culturally unique townships and is South Australia’s gateway to the outback and Southern Flinders Ranges. The area is made up of ancient and dramatic landscapes, peaceful tree lined gorges and a wealth of native wildlife. This is a place to explore fishing, outback camping, bush walking, four-wheel driving, cycling, photography and much more.

Port Pirie has the largest case-mix funded health service in the YNLHN and provides outreach to 8 regional sites including Port Broughton, Crystal Brook, Gladstone, Jamestown, Laura, Booleroo, Orroroo and Peterborough (max 1.5hrs drive from Pirie).

Allied health services are based at Port Pirie GP Plus, which has fit for purpose clinical areas, group rooms and resources.

A career in the Yorke and Northern Local Health Network offers many great lifestyle benefits, including diverse job prospects and the opportunity to fast track your skills and career, not to mention your choice of scenery from farm, ocean, vineyards and the Southern Flinders ranges. View the below videos for more information about working for Yorke and Northern Local Health Network

Yorke and Northern LHN – We care for you

Work with us – Yorke and Northern LHN

For information about Relocation Support working for SA Health can be found here.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.


  • DHS Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • DHS National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Worker Check
  • National Police Certificate (NPC) for employment involving unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups required for this position (E.g. aged care employment or work involving vulnerable clients)

Immunisation Risk for this position is – Category A (direct contact with blood or body substances)

SA Health Services are required to implement the Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening and vaccination policy in the workplace.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref853682.


Viv London
Allied Health Team Leader
Phone: 8368 4494

Application Closing Date

28 February 2025 – 11.55PM


Download File 853682 Allied Health Assistant – Casual Job Pack.pdf

Australian applicant guidelines


Advertised: 17 Jan 2024 Cen. Australia Daylight Time
Applications close: 28 Feb 2025 Cen. Australia Daylight Time

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